The Pennine Region
Pennine Yorkshire has seen an astonishing transformation. In the land where once waterwheels and steam engines powered textile mills, a new story is being woven.
Whether your are looking for a fun filled family activity holiday, a romantic short break or a country walking holiday along the Pennine Way, Pennine Yorkshire offers you all this and much, much more.
Our attractive market towns have recreated themselves as destinations for visitors wanting something special. Holmfirth, Marsden, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and our other valley towns are full of independent shops that are perfect if you are looking for that special, unique or unusual gift, they are stocked with the kinds of things you'll never find in anonymous shopping malls.
The beauty of our glorious Pennine landscape is there for all to enjoy, the perfect place if you prefer a relaxing country walking holiday to bustling cities. This is the place to celebrate the outdoor life. Walk the moors where once the Brontës walked or explore the wooded valleys where poet laureate Ted Hughes grew up. Get going on your bike across our moorland bridleways. Get some good fresh Pennine air in your lungs!
Music and the arts are an everyday part of life in the towns and villages of Pennine Yorkshire. Come to our nationally renowned annual festivals. Find out how old mills have a new life as workshops and galleries for artists and craftspeople.
Remember the heritage of these hills. There's so much to discover, from the prehistoric art of Ilkley Moor to the engineering wonder that is Standedge Tunnel. And don't miss Salt's Mill and the nineteenth century model village of Saltaire, awarded world heritage status by UNESCO.
Pennine Yorkshire is vibrant, contemporary, exciting, in ways that will surprise you. Come and discover this beautiful region for yourself!
Our region is rich in heritage and proud to host many unique and varied attractions. There are some you simply must see during your stay at Croft Mill... find out more here.
The history and geography of the Pennine region have created a landscape punctuated with quirky, bustling market towns - each with its own character, style and customs. Plan your visit here.